Joe Biden spent Thursday evening raising money for his presidential campaign with assistance from celebrities including Whoopi Goldberg and musicians Sheryl Crow and Joe Walsh. The presumptive Democrat candidate also spent time during the virtual fundraiser discussing George Floyd, saying that the Minneapolis man’s death has “ripped open this ugly underbelly of our society.” … [Read more...] about Joe Biden During Celebrity Fundraiser: George Floyd Death ‘Ripped Open This Ugly Underbelly of Our Society’
If you're going to hire someone through a service, ask whether they get paid sick leave. At Handy, for instance, pros will get paid for 14 days if they get sick or are just exposed to the coronavirus. "They're not incentivized to come to work and it discourages them from taking unnecessary risks," Hanrahan said. "It's the right thing to do." … [Read more...] about Need a plumber or babysitter to come to your home? Here’s how to keep everyone safe
The coronavirus pandemic, which has changed life everywhere, it brought certain inequities to light in Boston. According to Walsh, minority communities were at first hit harder by the virus, but those numbers have slowly gone down once proper action was taken. … [Read more...] about Mayor Walsh Honors George Floyd, Reflects On ‘Traumatic Reality’ Of Racism
The Democrats have not shown their eagerness for innovation in this presidential cycle. The overwhelming Democratic primary support for Biden is a clear indication that a majority of Democratic voters who bothered to participate are not willing to dramatically change course. However, Biden cannot afford to isolate and alienate the more progressive wing of Democratic voters or voters who are concerned that this septuagenarian may need some critical assistance galvanizing Democratic voters and delivering a hybrid of Democratic policy needs and desires. It is imperative Biden choose someone with leadership experience who can explain to voters the values and ideals of the Democratic Party. … [Read more...] about Stacey Abrams Is the Only Vice Presidential Pick for Joe Biden. Here’s Why.
“I think that everyone is playing along with the campaign line on that—on Joe’s line—but, I mean, how could you not expect quote-unquote your best friend to support you?” a Democratic source close to Biden told The Daily Beast last week. “For fuck’s sake—in what surreal world does a vice president not expect the support of their boss, someone that they were that close to, and oversaw so much of their foreign and domestic policy, and received the only Presidential Medal of Freedom with distinction?” … [Read more...] about Barack Obama Appeals for Unity as He Endorses Joe Biden for President